The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 279 330 319
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -11
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 443 337 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.95% 0.76% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.91% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 392 280 292
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38898 36852 41044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.35% 82.68% 81.09%
Number of salaries quoted 32031 30542 35340
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region.

User Stories Salary Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in London

User Stories
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 78 £55,000 +10.00% 15
Sidcup -1 9 £46,500 -1.32%
West Drayton - 3 £45,000 -
Teddington - 2 £40,000 -
Harrow - 2 - -
Uxbridge +4 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Isleworth - 1 £65,000 -
Bromley - 1 £50,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 - 1
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 515 (47.60%) Scrum
2 487 (45.01%) Agile Software Development
3 315 (29.11%) QA
4 299 (27.63%) E-Commerce
5 266 (24.58%) Business Analysis
6 259 (23.94%) SQL
7 244 (22.55%) TDD
8 220 (20.33%) Finance
9 195 (18.02%) JavaScript
9 195 (18.02%) Retail
10 185 (17.10%) C#
11 184 (17.01%) BDD
12 182 (16.82%) Degree
13 175 (16.17%) .NET
14 174 (16.08%) HTML
15 172 (15.90%) Java
16 171 (15.80%) Marketing
17 167 (15.43%) CSS
18 136 (12.57%) Selenium
19 130 (12.01%) Project Management
20 128 (11.83%) JIRA
21 123 (11.37%) UML
22 122 (11.28%) User Acceptance Testing
23 121 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
24 115 (10.63%) Test Scripting
25 113 (10.44%) XML
26 112 (10.35%) Ruby
27 110 (10.17%) Use Case
28 109 (10.07%) Microsoft
29 106 (9.80%) Cucumber

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (4.99%) CMS
2 44 (4.07%) Apache
3 29 (2.68%) Confluence
4 21 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 19 (1.76%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.66%) Drupal
7 15 (1.39%) Apache Pig
8 9 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.65%) WordPress
10 7 (0.65%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.55%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.46%) Node.js
13 4 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.37%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.37%) Liferay
13 4 (0.37%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.37%) Documentum
14 3 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 59 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.02%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.83%) MS Office
5 6 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.37%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.28%) MS Project
8 2 (0.18%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 31 (2.87%) Magento
2 16 (1.48%) Google Analytics
3 12 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.092%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 68 (6.28%) SaaS
2 21 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (1.11%) Amazon S3
6 12 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.092%) GitHub
7 1 (0.092%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.03%) SNMP
2 14 (1.29%) Internet
3 9 (0.83%) HTTP
4 4 (0.37%) Extranet
5 2 (0.18%) DSL
5 2 (0.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.18%) DNS
5 2 (0.18%) Intranet
5 2 (0.18%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.092%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.092%) MVNO
6 1 (0.092%) SAN
6 1 (0.092%) DAB
6 1 (0.092%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (7.12%) SQL Server
2 56 (5.18%) MySQL
3 48 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 44 (4.07%) Relational Database
5 36 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 29 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (1.85%) Hadoop
8 17 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (1.39%) Impala
10 15 (1.39%) Apache Hive
11 14 (1.29%) Mahout
12 13 (1.20%) Data Mart
13 9 (0.83%) Big Data
14 8 (0.74%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.74%) ProClarity
15 7 (0.65%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.46%) Data Mining
16 5 (0.46%) Redis
17 4 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 136 (12.57%) Selenium
2 128 (11.83%) JIRA
3 106 (9.80%) Cucumber
4 92 (8.50%) Git (software)
5 77 (7.12%) Jenkins
6 58 (5.36%) Hudson
6 58 (5.36%) QuickTest Pro
7 47 (4.34%) Subversion
8 43 (3.97%) WebDriver
9 39 (3.60%) Bugzilla
10 36 (3.33%) Visual Studio
10 36 (3.33%) TeamCity
11 34 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 29 (2.68%) JMeter
13 26 (2.40%) Maven
13 26 (2.40%) SoapUI
14 22 (2.03%) PHPUnit
15 21 (1.94%) WATIR
15 21 (1.94%) SpecFlow
16 17 (1.57%) Behat
General
1 220 (20.33%) Finance
2 195 (18.02%) Retail
3 171 (15.80%) Marketing
4 93 (8.60%) Games
5 88 (8.13%) Telecoms
6 72 (6.65%) Banking
7 67 (6.19%) Advertising
8 55 (5.08%) Publishing
9 35 (3.23%) Law
10 19 (1.76%) Back Office
11 16 (1.48%) Multimedia
12 13 (1.20%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.20%) Automotive
13 11 (1.02%) Investment Banking
14 10 (0.92%) Legal
15 6 (0.55%) Front Office
16 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.37%) Billing
17 1 (0.092%) Manufacturing
17 1 (0.092%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 401 (37.06%) Analyst
2 329 (30.41%) Business Analyst
3 225 (20.79%) Developer
4 95 (8.78%) Agile Business Analyst
5 63 (5.82%) Architect
5 63 (5.82%) QA Engineer
5 63 (5.82%) Product Manager
6 59 (5.45%) Java Developer
7 52 (4.81%) Project Manager
8 51 (4.71%) Senior Developer
9 43 (3.97%) Automation Engineer
10 36 (3.33%) Product Owner
11 34 (3.14%) Technical Leader
12 33 (3.05%) Senior Business Analyst
12 33 (3.05%) C# Developer
12 33 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
13 31 (2.87%) Lead Developer
13 31 (2.87%) QA Automation Engineer
14 28 (2.59%) Web Developer
15 27 (2.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (16.17%) .NET
2 174 (16.08%) HTML
3 167 (15.43%) CSS
4 113 (10.44%) XML
5 93 (8.60%) jQuery
6 77 (7.12%) Web Services
7 71 (6.56%) RESTful
8 69 (6.38%) ASP.NET
9 67 (6.19%) SOAP
10 58 (5.36%) Gherkin
11 52 (4.81%) .NET Framework
12 50 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 49 (4.53%) HTML5
14 45 (4.16%) JSON
15 43 (3.97%) CSS3
16 39 (3.60%) Ajax
17 37 (3.42%) Spring
18 31 (2.87%) JSP
19 29 (2.68%) XSD
19 29 (2.68%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 93 (8.60%) Open Source
2 82 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 82 (7.58%) Mobile App
3 54 (4.99%) Management Information System
4 29 (2.68%) FMCG
5 25 (2.31%) Mobile Banking
6 22 (2.03%) Visualisation
7 18 (1.66%) Video on Demand
8 13 (1.20%) N-Tier
9 12 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
10 11 (1.02%) Artificial Intelligence
10 11 (1.02%) Data Integration
10 11 (1.02%) Mathematics
11 10 (0.92%) Linked Data
11 10 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (0.92%) Digital Media
12 8 (0.74%) Social Media
12 8 (0.74%) EPoS
13 7 (0.65%) W3C
13 7 (0.65%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 79 (7.30%) Linux
2 70 (6.47%) Apple iOS
3 64 (5.91%) Android
4 24 (2.22%) Windows
5 17 (1.57%) Debian
6 13 (1.20%) Ubuntu
7 11 (1.02%) UNIX
8 10 (0.92%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.92%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.092%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (47.60%) Scrum
2 487 (45.01%) Agile Software Development
3 299 (27.63%) E-Commerce
4 266 (24.58%) Business Analysis
5 244 (22.55%) TDD
6 184 (17.01%) BDD
7 130 (12.01%) Project Management
8 123 (11.37%) UML
9 122 (11.28%) User Acceptance Testing
10 121 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
11 115 (10.63%) Test Scripting
12 110 (10.17%) Use Case
13 102 (9.43%) Unit Testing
14 101 (9.33%) CRM
15 97 (8.96%) OO
16 94 (8.69%) Test Automation
17 90 (8.32%) Automated Testing
17 90 (8.32%) Analytics
18 89 (8.23%) MVC
19 88 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 259 (23.94%) SQL
2 195 (18.02%) JavaScript
3 185 (17.10%) C#
4 172 (15.90%) Java
5 112 (10.35%) Ruby
6 96 (8.87%) Python
7 73 (6.75%) PHP
8 66 (6.10%) T-SQL
9 29 (2.68%) Bash Shell
10 22 (2.03%) VB
11 16 (1.48%) C
11 16 (1.48%) C++
12 15 (1.39%) VBA
12 15 (1.39%) Objective-C
13 14 (1.29%) R
14 13 (1.20%) Clojure
15 12 (1.11%) Erlang
15 12 (1.11%) VBScript
16 8 (0.74%) Perl
17 6 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 182 (16.82%) Degree
2 68 (6.28%) ISEB
3 17 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.29%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.02%) CBAP
6 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.37%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.28%) IIBA
10 2 (0.18%) MBA
11 1 (0.092%) MCTS
11 1 (0.092%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.092%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 315 (29.11%) QA
2 7 (0.65%) MiFID
3 6 (0.55%) FATCA
3 6 (0.55%) EMIR
4 4 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.37%) WCAG
5 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (1.20%) Varnish
2 8 (0.74%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.092%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.092%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 17 (1.57%) Puppet
2 12 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.74%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 109 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 63 (5.82%) Oracle
3 33 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
4 28 (2.59%) JBoss
4 28 (2.59%) Google
5 18 (1.66%) hybris
5 18 (1.66%) Adobe
6 15 (1.39%) HP
7 13 (1.20%) Cognos
8 10 (0.92%) Perforce
9 9 (0.83%) IBM
10 7 (0.65%) Pega
11 6 (0.55%) DevExpress
11 6 (0.55%) Cognizant
11 6 (0.55%) Guidewire
12 5 (0.46%) Ab Initio
12 5 (0.46%) Teradata
13 4 (0.37%) Endeca
13 4 (0.37%) ATG
13 4 (0.37%) Zend
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Salary: £59000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
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